Day in the life from Cressida Ford, PA at Cardiff University

Day in the life from Cressida Ford, PA at Cardiff University

This month we have a day in the life from Cressida Ford, PA at Cardiff University. Cressida recently spoke at the Assist Conference. She was full of useful tips and very charismatic on stage. This brilliant day in the life gives you guys a little insight into her warm personality and a fantastic outlook on life and the role of a PA. 

Read More

A day in the life: Matthew Want, PA, Marcham Publishing

Matthew is the PA to Lucy Brazier, the CEO of Marcham Publishing which produces the amazing Executive Secretary Magazine. For any of us that have heard Lucy speak, we will know that Matthew is the person that keeps the wheels rolling at Executive Secretary Magazine while Lucy travels around the world promoting the industry. Matthew also has a key role in organising the Exec Sec Live events which take place in London, Dubai, South Africa and New Zealand. On top of all of that Matthew will be speaking at Assist Travel this September in London, more details can be found at the end of the blog post.  In other words, Matthew is one seriously busy PA… 

Read More

A day in the life: Frances Hornsley, PA and Office Manager, The Corner London

What are the main aspects of your role?

I am PA to the Four Founding Partners of The Corner and Office Manager. The Corner is an independent Advertising agency based in the heart of Soho it is where people meet and things happen. I look after the diaries and travel for the 4 partners then all office management duties for the 45 staff here.

Read More

A day in the life: Kitty Reigate, EA at Pizza Express

What are the main aspects of your role?

I am the Executive Assistant to Richard Hodgson, the CEO and Andy Pellington, CFO of PizzaExpress Ltd. I’ve been working with Richard and Andy for a short period of time, however since joining and working with them both I’ve learnt a lot about the business and our investors. This helps me understand how Richard and Andy are planning to grow the business and how I can deliver the right support in order to help them and their teams.

Read More

A day in the life: Laura O’Malley, Team Lead and Executive PA, Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust

What are the main aspects of your role?

I provide PA support to the Director and Deputy Director of Operations and the Director of HR.  I am also the Team Lead for the Corporate PA Team, so I coordinate the teams work, ensure cover is arranged for annual leave, sickness etc. and line manage the two administrators and our reception staff.

Read More